Man charged with having imitation firearm

Court news.

Court news.

A 23-year-old man from Worksop has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm after being arrested at Sleaford railway station.

A 23-year-old man from Worksop has been charged with possession of an imitation firearm after being arrested at Sleaford railway station.

Ryan Krygier, of Westminster Close, appeared at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

He is now due to appear at Lincoln Crown Court on September 19.

Armed police were called to Sleaford railway station on Saturday evening after a train guard suspected someone had a firearm on a train.

A British Transport Police spokesman said officers were joined by armed units from Lincolnshire Police on Station Road at 6.58pm.

An eye witness driving past the scene at Southgate level crossing told The Standard he saw at least four or five police cars blocking Station Road at the height of the incident at around 7.15pm.

They were spread around the entrance to the station with more officers at the top of Station 
Road keeping the public away.